Harry Lyon announced as special guest to America's 50th anniversary shows in NZ

Tour 13/11/2019

Bluefest Touring has announced iconic Kiwi songwriter and guitarist, Harry Lyon, will be joining America for three NZ shows as part of their 50th-anniversary tour.

Starting in Christchurch on Friday, 22nd November at the Christchurch Town Hall, before taking in Wellington's Opera House on Saturday, 23rd November, the tour will finish on Sunday, 24th November at Claudelands Arena in Hamilton.

Harry Lyon's 2018 solo album, 'To The Sea'

The NZ Hall of Famer rose to prominence as a bandmember in Hello Sailor in 1975. Later, he went on to form Coup D'État with Jan Preston, Neil Hannan and Steve Osborne (and Paul Dunningham). In the early '80s, he joined Graham Brazier's Legionnaires and Pink Flamingos for a short duration.

Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell of America will be making their way down to New Zealand for a three-date tour in November. Listen to Robert Taylor's interview with Dewey Bunnell here.

The band is best known for their classic hits of the '70s and '80s including 'Ventura Highway', 'Horse with No Name', 'I Need You', 'Don't Cross the River', 'Tin Man', 'Sister Golden Hair', and 'You Can Do Magic'.

Watch their incredible performance at San Antonio as part of their 50th anniversary tour below, starting with 'Tin Man'.

America 50th-anniversary tour

Fri, Nov 22
Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch

Tickets from Ticketek | 0800 842 538

Sat, Nov 23
Wellington Opera House, Wellington

Tickets from Ticketmaster - 0800 111 999 

Sun, Nov 24
Claudelands Arena, Hamilton

Tickets from Ticketek | 0800 842 538